Beginning PHP

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  • Understand the fundamentals of PHP and work with classes and inheritance
  • Learn about database operations and package management with composer
  • Tackle common security concerns and pitfalls using authentication and validation
  • Build effective PHP applications and frameworks for your business needs

PHP is the preferred server-side scripting language for tech giants such as Facebook, Wikipedia, and Tumblr despite full-stack JavaScript gaining popularity with upcoming developers. This is because PHP performs better when dealing with heavy computations on the back end. In this course, you'll learn everything you need to get up and running with the latest version of PHP, including package management with tools such as composer, secure database operations, and a whole host of other best practices that will help you stay a step ahead of traditional programmers.

  • Brush up on basic PHP 7 syntax and work with variables, data types, arrays, and loops
  • Master advanced concepts such as building your own frameworks and creating your own applications
  • Apply your newly learned PHP skills to a variety of real-life business scenarios
Course Length 3 hours 53 minutes
ISBN 9781789535686
Date Of Publication 29 Nov 2018


Markus Gray

Markus Gray is a full-stack web developer/designer with 11 years of experience, based in Philadelphia. He has diverse and deep interests in most trending technologies. He spends most of his time helping public and private companies and has also worked with the federal government in the department of education. Currently, he is the CEO of Syncware Technologies, Inc. He is extremely passionate about teaching and hopes to spend more and more time helping young developers in the community become proficient in software development.

David Carr

David Carr, for the past 10 years, has been developing applications for the web, using mostly PHP. He does this for a living and loves what he does as every day there is something new and exciting to learn. David often attends multiple PHP conferences and local meetups to learn and teach others. He spends a lot of time learning new techniques and actively helping people learn web development through a variety of help groups. He also writes web development tutorials for his website and blogs on advancements in web design and development. You can read more about him at his blog "daveismyname".

Kristian Secor

Kristian Secor has been in the industry for quite a while. He a M.S. focusing on web development and an Ed.D focusing on educational technology. He has been developing for about 20 years and has been teaching for about 16 years at the University level for the frontend, backend, and mobile application courses. Currently, he is working as the Program Head for the Web Development Department at San Diego Mesa College. He is also an instructor for both user experience and frontend development at U.C. San Diego Extension.